Artists and voluntary arts organisations, like most others, are preparing to tighten their belts as austerity looks set to rise to even more severe levels. Further reduction in funding and fewer funding streams will make the already challenging task of employing staff, funding projects or even core activity even more difficult. 523 more words
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Did Paul and Silas really appear before the “magistrates” at the bema in Philippi—as is commonly thought (see quote at end of post)? Probably not—see the following. 344 more words
In August 2014 a petition was launched on Facebook by Birmingham-based Sara Myers. It inspired some people and horrified others. Herself a young creative, Myers was understandably outraged when she heard that a minor ‘artist’, white South African Brett Baily, had been commissioned by the Barbican Centre, London to stage what he called ‘Exhibit B – the Human Zoo’ when countless, mainly working class, British artists of all ages and cultures were struggling to get any support. 2,279 more words
How can I describe a trip that I pitched to people as an indescribable experience?
I arrived back from Israel on July 30th after 20 days of travel, miles and miles of hikes, experiencing 100+ hours of teachings, having amazing joy, heat sickness, rocket threats, great friends, bad food (good food too), and a seemingly endless list of other things. 906 more words